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Rounded Rectangle: Snailbeach Mine Information
 

 


                      

               Click here to download our trail map and description of Snailbeach mine

 

 

2014 calendar

Visiting Snailbeach 

Click to see when we are open and which underground trips are available

 

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For 2014

We will be opening

Easter Sun 21st & Mon 22nd April

Spring Sun 25th & Mon 26th May

Then Sundays from June 8th

11am until 4pm

 

 Sales

We have for sale some local history books and DVD productions

 Video

A full listing of mining and historical video productions from IA Recordings

Including some about Snailbeach are available by clicking the link

 

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 Underground trips

Important planning information

The short Day Level trip

This is  dry but you will need to stoop in part of the tunnel.

It is suitable for all ages.

 

The longer Roberts level trip

For this trip you will need wellington boots.

There is a 15 min. walk up to the mine and the floors are uneven.

This trip is not suitable for infirm persons & no one under 5 Yrs is permitted.

Your guide will explain details before the tour starts.

Tour booking (including schools)

We now have a professionally produced Education Pack

for schools and educational establishments. It includes information to help prepare risk assessments for visits

 

 

Visiting the site

 Please park at the village hall and walk up to the buildings.

 “There is limited disabled parking in front of the visitor centre”

 Access is mostly on un-made pathways which may be muddy in places and suitable footwear is advised.

On some parts of the site there are steps and steep paths although there are alternative routes if required.

 Children are welcome but should be closely supervised by a responsible adult at all times.

 Around the site there are description boards which explain the processes.

 Guided tours for groups and schools are available either weekends or during weekdays.

 These need to be pre-booked

 

 

 

 

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